Global Fire Equipment (GFE) is a European-based manufacturer of high-quality, competitively-priced fire safety systems.

Our aim is to deliver innovatively designed and fully certified fire safety systems, while at the same time offering a world-class customer service experience.


Expert technical support and ongoing training to support our customers.

Product Warranty

Our product warranty delivers peace of mind.


Innovation lies at the heart of our design approach.

Building on a long-standing reputation for excellence in the field of fire alarm control panels, GFE has achieved remarkable organic growth both in turnover and customer numbers since the company was founded in Denmark in 1994 by João Paulo Ajami.

Today, thanks to our network of partners, GFE is a truly global player, supplying customers across more than 90 countries with state-of-the-art products and systems. Our equipment is installed in a myriad of buildings and prestigious premises worldwide.

In Autumn 2022 we will be moving into cur new 9,000m2 manufacturing facility, located in the Algarve region of Portugal. From this southern European base, we design, manufacture and export a complete range of reliable and affordable fire detection systems and solutions.


The Global Safety Systems (GSS) Group of companies comprises Global Fire Equipment (GFE), CREATECH Lighting and NIBBLE.

Committed to setting the highest standards of customer service in the industry, GSS Group works in close partnership with our customers, establishing mutually-beneficial long-term relationships and developing innovative products and solutions which are both reliable and durable, ensuring our customers can operate efficiently and keep maintenance costs down.

The GSS Group was formed after the inward investment into GFE by Crest Capital Partners, an investment group based in Portugal which acquired the shares of two of the previous partners in Global Fire Equipment S.A., creating a growth dynamic that has been fuelling the expansion of the group.

GSS Group is part of Halma plc. Halma is a global group of life-saving technology companies with a clear purpose to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day.

CREATECH Lighting is a leading manufacturer of emergency lighting solutions and has built a reputation for innovation and leadership. Backed by the GSS Group, CREATECH Lighting designs and manufactures cost- competitive products and solutions to protect lives and property around the world.

Customers benefit from our unrivalled expertise in emergency lighting, as well as our first-class customer service.

NIBBLE is a Portuguese manufacturing company founded in 2004, specialized in Electronics Engineering Project Management and Development with internal R&D. We seek to be a market reference of excellence in products and solutions which are entirely developed and manufactured by NIBBLE.